Seeking an honors event? Check out one of the many events during the Sustainability Fair (10/22) and Food Day (10/23).
For a full schedule of events, go to
Looking for volunteer opportunities?
Want to get involved with the community?
Don’t miss the meeting for the sub-committee on civic engagement and community service today! The meeting will be held in the Honors Lounge (LRC 216). Light refreshments will be served.
Hope to see you there!
Dear Honors students and Advisory Board members:
You are cordially invited to the Honors President’s Dinner and Theatre Night on Friday, November 14th, 2014.
6:30 p.m.: Join President Maloney for a catered dinner in the Foster Room, Student Center.
8:00 p.m.: Worcester State Theatre presents Our Town in the Sullivan Auditorium
Suggested dress: business casual or theatre chic
We are President Maloney’s guests for the evening and can accommodate the first 25 people from WSU who respond (we will also maintain an active waitlist). This year we will also be welcoming prospective honors students from QCC and the Worcester Public Schools to this popular Honors tradition.
RSVP by 11/1 using the online RSVP form. Please e-mail Mary Flibbert (email@example.com) regarding any dietary restrictions or food allergies.
Join us Thursday, October 16th at 1pm : May Street Building
Dolores Huerta is the President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. Her lifelong journey has been working as a community organizer and social justice activist for over 50 years. She is a two time United States Presidential Award Recipient and has received the Medal of Freedom Award from President Obama in 2012 and the Eleanor D. Roosevelt Human Rights Award from President Clinton in 1998.
Huerta has played a major role in the American Civil Rights Movement. Most notably, she co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) with Cesar Chavez advocating for farm workers in this country. She is a founding board member of the Feminist Majority Foundation. Huerta is the first Latina inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
Co-sponsored by Third World Alliance, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Amnesty International, The Dennis Brutus/Merrill Goldwyn Center for the Study of Human Rights, History Department, Philosophy Department, World Languages, Office of Diversity/Affirmative Action & Compliance, Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development, Communications Department, Theme Semester, Honors Program, Women Studies, Residence Life, School of Education, Health & Natural Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Conference & Event Services.
We are happy to announce that Emily Doucette and Jaclyn Becote have been elected as student representatives to the Honors Advisory Board. Congratulations!
Interested in proposing a Commonwealth Honors Project ?
Planning to present your work at the Undergraduate Research Conference at UMass-Amherst or the Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity on campus?
Seeking funding for your research or travels?
Please join Dr. Weierman (English) and Dr. Hood-DeGrenier (Biology) for a workshop about the application process. Learn how to write a proposal that demonstrates the competence and significance of your work. Honors students from all years are welcome.
Thursday, October 9th
Honors Lounge, L216
Refreshments will be served.
Be sure to use the online RSVP form in order to earn honors event credit.
Thanks to the 32 Honors students who joined Dr. Haller, Dr. Weierman, and Honors Assistant Mary Flibbert at Tougas Farm today. We were especially glad to welcome the students from the “Food Fight” Learning Community and the Honors House residents from Wasylean Hall. This trip will be back next fall by popular demand!